Tag: Rivers

Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2021

2021 Heroes Award: Indomie Kick-off Nationwide Search for Extraordinary Children

–          To institute other award categories In line with its corporate social responsibility initiative to honour heroic Nigerian children, Dufil ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 23, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Burnaboy comes under heavy fire for his ‘Fulani Herdsmen’ false alarm | #ItIsNotFinished

If Burnaboy were s superhero his two superpowers would be, one, his ability to make influential and globally accepted music, ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 30, 2020

Governor Wike writes Buhari shocking love poem | The YNaijaCover

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, recently invited President Muhammadu Buhari for a state visit. This is coming after the Federal ...

Op-ed EditorMay 4, 2020

Do you live in Rivers? Gov. Wike’s giveaway should interest you | The #YNaijaCover

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has announced a reward of 100,000 naira for any whistleblower that gives information on any ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 10, 2020

Ahead of Easter; Rivers, Ondo declare ‘we are holier than the Pope’ | The #YNaijaCover

Some Coronavirus-hit states like Lagos and Abuja have been in total lockdown to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, ...

Bernard DayoJune 25, 2019

The Big 5: Court orders arrest of Innoson Motors chairman, others; Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4 million bullets acquired before 2019 elections | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Banks to to be recapitalised – Emefiele The Governor of ...

Bernard DayoMarch 28, 2019

The Big 5: INEC releases timetable for Rivers election; I’ll run for deputy senate president – Uzor Kalu | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: FG, ASUU resume negotiations on controversial 2009 agreement The Federal Government ...

Bernard DayoMarch 21, 2019

The Late 5: Deji Adeyanju releases audio of Charly Boy’s collusion with Buhari campaign; FG closes case against Onnoghen | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Carleton University announces memorial fund, poetry contest for Pius Adesanmi As part ...

Bernard DayoMarch 11, 2019

The Big 5: Nigerian professor, Pius Adesanmi, dies in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash; PDP rejects suspension of electoral process in Rivers | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: PDP rejects suspension of electoral process in Rivers The Peoples ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 18, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari to sign budget on Tuesday to prevent FG shutdown, PDP clears all 23 chairmanship seats in Rivers poll and other stories

These are the stories should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to sign the N9.1 trillion 2018 budget ...

AzeezDecember 29, 2017

I brought back hope and sanity to Rivers – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the people of Rivers State were living in fear when he took over ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2017

Wike will soon be showed the ‘red card’ – Amaechi

The former governor of Rivers, Rotimi Amaechi, obviously had time for Twitter users on Christmas as he responded to virtually ...

AzeezDecember 15, 2017

Wike is one of my sons, I can’t fight him – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike thinks about him even “in the toilet.” Amaechi said ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2017

I was almost shot | Wike, Amaechi trade blames over alleged clash by their security personnel

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike was reportedly attacked at Nwanja Junction on Trans-Amadi road in the state on Saturday. The governors ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 10th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: [The Injustice Blog] Between Wike and the stranded Rivers ...

AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

IPOB members killed sergeant in Rivers – Police

The Rivers State Police Command has alleged that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) killed one Sergeant Steven ...

AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Kidnappings, robberies in Rivers perpetrated by SARS – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police is behind kidnappings and ...

AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

IPOB members, Hausa community clash in Rivers

Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday clashed with the Hausa community in Oyibo local government ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2017

Gunmen kidnap 11 passengers in Rivers

Some gunmen on Monday kidnapped 11 passengers in a bus along the Ndele-Elele area of East-West Road in the Emohua ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2017

INEC presents Certificate of return to Senator Uchendu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday issued a certificate of return to the candidate of the All Progressives Candidate ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

We have taken note of Wike’s subtle threat of violence – APC

The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has taken note of Nyesom Wike’s “subtle threat ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Gunmen abduct passengers heading for Lagos in Rivers

Gunmen, Monday morning kidnapped 15 occupants of a Lagos-bound bus belonging to God is Good Motors, Punch reports.  The hoodlums ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 17, 2017

Police reportedly arrest over 200 suspected kidnappers, others in Rivers

The Commissioner of Police, Rivers State, Zaki Ahmed reportedly disclosed that over 200 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cultists have been ...

AzeezJuly 1, 2017

Uchendu’s victory at the tribunal was an error – Rivers PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state has said its lawyers will appeal the sack of Senator George Sekibo ...

AzeezJune 20, 2017

Wike can’t speak good English, he is a thug – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has threatened to expose Rivers governor Nyesom Wike’s wife “if he (Wike) does not shut ...

AzeezJune 20, 2017

Amaechi angry at my ‘Mr Project’ nickname – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi is angry because of his nickname ‘Mr Project’. Wike ...

EditorMay 31, 2017

YNaija Analysis: What’s the sense in states celebrating 50 years?

The past few weeks have been a flurry of activities in Lagos and Rivers States as they celebrate the 50th ...

AzeezMay 26, 2017

‘Ortom de barrow’ | David Mark, Ortom continue war of words

Former Senate President, David Mark has blasted Benue governor, Samuel Ortom describing him as ‘Ortom de barrow’. The duo had been ...

AzeezMay 19, 2017

I don’t regret the emergence of Wike as Rivers governor – Jonathan

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has said he does not regret the emergence of Nyesom Wike as Governor of Rivers State. He ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2017

IG has ordered Rivers Police Commissioner to kill me – Wike

by Dolapo Adelana Governor of Rivers, Chief Nyesom Wike has said the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has mandated ...

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